SOLD! for $4,320.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
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- Low Estimate: $600.00
- High Estimate: $700.00
- Realized: $4,320.00
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1st item: Cherokee single weave rivercane wastebasket by Edmund Youngbird (b. 1922) woven in the Chain and Diamond pattern with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers. A 1976 note states that this basket won the 2nd Grand Prize of a four day festival held at the Qualla Arts & Crafts Center in Cherokee, NC. Basket retains the original Qualla Arts & Crafts tag. 12" H x 14 1/2" W. Note: Born in 1922, Youngbird learned to weave rivercane baskets from his grandmother. He is one of the few Cherokee male weavers. 2nd item: Cherokee single weave rivercane tray woven in the Eye of the Sacred Bird pattern with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers. 4 1/4" H x 8 3/4" square. Both baskets 20th century.
PROVENANCE: Private Nashville, TN Collection.
CONDITION: Both baskets overall very good condition.